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July 02, 2021

Bittium Partners with DEC to Launch DEC Secure: A New Standard of Security for Mobile Communications for Individuals

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Free for publication on July 2, 2021 at 12.00 pm (CEST +1)

Bittium Partners with DEC to Launch DEC Secure: A New Standard of Security for Mobile Communications for Individuals

A new partnership between Bittium and DEC will give businesses and individuals access to global,
cutting-edge digital security and privacy on mobile devices.


Oulu, Finland, July 2, 2021 – Bittium has partnered with Canadian DEC (Digitally Encrypted Communications Group) to bring a new digital security platform, DEC Secure, to the global market. DEC Secure will offer complete privacy and peace of mind to businesses and individuals without the inconvenience of onerous security requirements. By using an always-on VPN, end-to-end encryption, and other security and privacy features, DEC Secure fully protects the mobile environment in addition to providing worry-free access to communication, financial, payment, and transaction focused applications. The DEC Secure platform is closely integrated with the Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 smartphones.

“We are proud of the versatility that Bittium secure communication technology can offer for different market segments. We have for long provided secure solutions for governmental customers, and now, through DEC’s service, individual consumers also have access to strong encryption technology. This partnership with DEC enables consumers an easy way to secure their communications with the highest standards”, says Mr. Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President, Defense & Security at Bittium.

Ryan Carter, CEO of DEC says “We are passionate about the opportunity to provide the private consumer, small business and the enterprise sectors with DEC Secure through this partnership with Bittium. Our globally managed servers along with Bittium technology will allow businesses and individuals worldwide to exchange information freely, without any concerns about cybersecurity.”

Together with the Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphone, DEC’s encrypted software platform and global network of mobile data servers provide a uniquely reliable system for processing and transferring encrypted, classified data and ensuring unprecedented security for mobile communications.

“DEC is very excited to strengthen our partnership with an industry leading organization like Bittium that constantly operates on the cutting edge of innovation. Our partnership will bring privacy for individuals and businesses to a new level, setting a new standard for mobile communication security”, Carter added.

Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 sets a new standard for ultra secure mobile communications. The smartphone is a combination of unparalleled hardware- and software-based information security features and usability.  The tamper-proof information security platform, privacy mode, and the supervised and secure supply chain ensure reliable and secure communication and handling of data especially in use by professionals and authorities.

More information about Bittium Tough Mobile 2:

Further information:

Jari Sankala
Senior Vice President, Defense & Security
Tel. +358 40 344 3507
Email: [email protected]

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DEC (Digitally Encrypted Communications Group) provides efficient access to secure mobile communications technology, infrastructure, and applications. With more than 40 years in technical innovation and engineering, the company operates in over 48 countries. DEC’s solutions give end users confidence to use mobile devices globally without the threat of security vulnerabilities or data breaches.

Bittium - Defense & Security

Bittium is a trusted Finnish company with over 35 years of experience in advanced radio communication technologies and biosignal processing. For the Defense & Security market, Bittium provides the most modern products and solutions for tactical and secure communications. The products and solutions for tactical communications bring broadband data and voice to all troops across the battlefield. For secure communications, Bittium offers proven mobile devices and cyber security solutions certified up to the CONFIDENTIAL level. Net sales in 2020 were EUR 78.4 million and operating profit was EUR 2.1 million. Bittium is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Exchange.